It’s now called the Hancock-Adams Common, and it’s going to be finished toward the end of this summer. People will soon be able to see the water fixtures taking shape and crews laying down pavers and planting trees. Eventually, statues of John Hancock and John Adams, both Quincy natives, will adorn the walkway.
Redgate/Kane, the city’s development partners for the McIntyre Federal Building property in Portsmouth shared some of their concepts for the site. Preliminary plans include creating three public plazas, an indoor/outdoor market, office space for the existing McIntyre Federal Building and two new residential buildings with office/commercial on the first floor.
Clippership Wharf, designed by The Architectural Team for Sydney-based developer LendLease, features a harbourside footpath, rocky beach and “living shoreline”.designed by Halvorson Design.
“The living shoreline is all about interaction,” explains Robert Adams, principal of landscape architecture firm Halvorson Design. “It offers a real opportunity for people living along the harbour to get right down to the water’s edge and experience the tidal fluctuations, native plants and marine life that inhabit this area.”
Located on the site of the former Rockingham Park racing track along Route 28 in Salem, NH, Tuscan Village is set to become the largest mixed-use development of its kind in the region. The master plan for this themed 170-acre lifestyle center—developed by architects Prellwitz Chilinski Associates with landscape visioning by Halvorson Design for Tuscan Brands and Grossman Development—will feature a luxury hotel, restaurants, entertainment venues, retail, and residences, as well as corporate and medical offices.
St. Paul Parish is launching a five-year restoration and expansion project to upgrade its cemetery on Hersey Street. The church hired Boston-based Halvorson Design Partnership, who has worked on Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, to draw up redesign options for the 141-year-old cemetery. On Sunday, they will present their plans and take feedback at a public meeting.
Greenovate Boston shared updates from the Climate Ready South Boston Open House, where residents and stakeholders gathered to get updates on the project and share their insights. Led by Arcadis, a global leader in climate resilience, the team for the South Boston Resiliency Study includes Halvorson Design Partnership, CivicMoxie, Harriet Tregoning, coUrbanize, HR&A and the Woods Hole Group.